Actors who dare to look upward and speak to the pubic through art that is good will find a large audience.
Being a parent is hard work. It involves countless hours, of pain and joy, of being a father or a mother to a child who needs you. The topic of fatherhood — what dads have to offer their... Read more »
Looking back on the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act — known colloquially as President Obama’s stimulus package that passed shortly after he was inaugurated in 2009 — on its... Read more »
The Salt Lake City School District needs to be more forthcoming with the exact details of how and why district personnel came to decide it was necessary to confiscate cafeteria food from students... Read more »
This also is a pivotal moment for Ukrainians, who obviously long for stronger democratic, economic and religious freedoms. Their cries, and their suffering, should not go unheeded. Read more »
The momentum behind the Count My Vote initiative in Utah has highlighted access to our state’s political process. Now the Legislature is coming forth with an alternative without eliminating... Read more »
Putting aside the many hard questions that exist in dealing with euthanasia for adults, there should be little debate that it is unsuitable for children. Read more »
Utah lawmakers have a rare opportunity this year to provide some of the state’s fastest growing institutions of higher learning with the money they need to catch up with the demands of what,... Read more »
Madison sought a strict separation of powers. That avoids excessive influence over the nation’s affairs by minority or majority factions. Today, however, the pendulum of power has swung away... Read more »
Utahns pay too much in new taxes mandated by the Affordable Care Act. The best way for Utah to recoup those costs is to mend a gaping hole in the state’s safety net through sensible expansion... Read more »
If educated adults do not speak out about the real hazards, lives could be lost. And if Washington continues to stand idly by as the falsehoods persist, it will be increasingly difficult to stop... Read more »
As Utah and other states appropriately stand up for the many benefits of man-woman marriage, the imprudence of Judge Robert J. Shelby’s December decision becomes clearer. Read more »
The debt ceiling is symptomatic of the problem, not the problem itself. Now that another partisan showdown has been avoided, it’s time to get to work with solutions that will put both... Read more »
This is a transparent effort to put politics above principle, and it feeds into growing public cynicism about what happens in Washington, D.C. Read more »
Pundits may be right when they intone that the world will never again see the likes of a Shirley Temple. But the more optimistic view would be to say that Temple provided a way to navigate fame,... Read more »
On Monday, the Obama administration announced — again — that it was delaying some provisions of the Affordable Care Act. The problem here is that the administration cannot do this... Read more »
Harvey Weinstein conceded that criticism of Hollywood violence are not without merit. Content does affect the culture. Well of course it does. Read more »
The U.S. spends more money on education than any other country in the world, yet we lag behind on many international education standards. More money doesn’t seem to correlate with better... Read more »
It is natural that good people, seeking better opportunities for themselves and their families — and committing malice toward none — would immigrate to a land of opportunity. We should... Read more »
President Obama said that worshippers are under attack worldwide. It is time for the president to follow those words by appointing a strong new ambassador at-large for international religious... Read more »
A measure before the Utah Legislature for statewide consolidation of 911 emergency dispatch centers should not be viewed as an effort to trump the influence of local entities over local affairs. It... Read more »
As the games begin in Sochi, we urge the spectators of the world to turn their attention not to the faults and frailties of an Olympic host, but to the promise and victories of the athletes... Read more »
Utahns typically don’t stand for sports in which living things fight to the death, and they certainly don’t support gambling, illegal narcotics or violence. There are no excuses not to... Read more »
In the national debate about the purpose and meaning of marriage, a clear conflict of visions is emerging between those who see marriage as a child-centric institution and others who view marriage... Read more »
He showed us all how hard work and a principled approach to life can pay off – at least 1,223 times. Read more »
The passage of a farm subsidy and nutrition assistance bill that has been stalled in Congress for nearly two years might be another sign that partisan gridlock in Washington is thawing, if only a... Read more »
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